or


[09/30/09 - 11:09 AM]
ABC Dominates Premiere Week with Upscale High-Income Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[via press release from ABC]

Primetime National Audience Demographics Premiere Week: Week of September 21, 2009

ABC Dominates Premiere Week with Upscale High-Income Adults 18-49

ABC Claims 7 of the Top 15 Non-Sports Shows for the New Season Among Adults 18-49 in Homes with $100k+ Annual Income

"Grey's" is the No. 1 TV Show, While "Cougar Town," "FlashForward" and "Modern Family" Stand as TV's Top 3 New Shows with Upscale Young Adults

Premiere Week National Audience Demographics:

In addition to winning season premiere week among Adults 18-49 based on Nielsen's Total U.S. rating, ABC finished as the No. 1 highest-rated network during the first week of the 2009-10 TV Season among key Upscale demographics, leading its competitors by wide margins.

� Among Adults 18-49 in Homes with $100k+ annual income (All Programming), ABC (3.74 rating) outdelivered No. 2 CBS by 17% (3.21 rating), No. 3 NBC by 21% (3.10 rating) and No. 4 Fox by 34% (2.79 rating). Excluding sports programming, ABC beat its nearest competitor by an even bigger margin of 23% (3.93 vs. 3.20 - CBS).

� ABC claimed 7 of TV's Top 15 highest-rated non-sports programs during the season-opening week with high-income young adults, including the No. 1 show overall with "Grey's Anatomy," and each of the Top 3 new series with "Cougar Town," "FlashForward" and "Modern Family."

Premiere Week Top 15 Non-Sports Programs (9/21/09-9/27/09): "Grey's Anatomy" (8.43 rating) � No. 1, "House" (6.28) � No. 2, "The Office" (6.23) � No. 3, "Desperate Housewives" (5.39) � No. 4, "The Big Bang Theory" (5.36) � No. 5, "Two and a Half Men" (5.23) � No. 6, "Cougar Town" (5.05) � No. 7, "How I Met Your Mother" (5.04) � No. 8, "FlashForward" (4.92) � No. 9, "Amazing Race 15" (4.87) � No. 10, "Modern Family" (4.70) � No. 11, "Family Guy (4.66) � No. 12, "Dancing w/the Stars-9/22" (4.47) � No. 13, "60 Minutes" (4.46) � No. 14 and "Dancing with the Stars" (4.44) � No. 15.

Source: Nielsen Media Research (NAD, Program Ratings for Adults 18-49 in Homes w/$100k+ Annual Income), week of 9/21/09.





  [september 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· COUGAR TOWN (TBS)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FLASH FORWARD (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/30/14 - 08:52 AM]
"The Voice" Maintains 100% of Its Premiere-Week Rating and Retains 98% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 08:44 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Scores Multi-Month Highs and Beats "Ellen" in All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 15-19.

[09/30/14 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Posts Its Top-Rated Premiere in 3 Years in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

[09/30/14 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Powers NBC to Victory in Adults 18-49
The Peacock's reality franchise replicates its premiere numbers from last week.

[09/30/14 - 07:28 AM]
MLB on ESPN Audience Increases for Second Straight Year
ESPN spins the numbers for its MLB coverage to date this season.

[09/30/14 - 07:26 AM]
ABC's Sunday Sees Big Adjustments in the National Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[09/29/14 - 01:53 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Ends Season Two with Highest Rated Episode and Total Night in Series History
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[09/29/14 - 01:53 PM]
"Chicago P.D." Sets a New Series Record of 11.1 Million Viewers in Live+3
NBC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 24.

[09/29/14 - 01:38 PM]
CBS to Win Premiere Week for the Sixth Consecutive Year
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 22-28.

[09/29/14 - 10:34 AM]
Live+3: ABC's Wednesday Line-Up Sees Big Playback Gains
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 24.

[09/29/14 - 10:22 AM]
Live+3s: "Red Band" Holds 100% of Premiere Rating After 3 Days of Delayed Viewing
FOX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 24.

[09/29/14 - 09:39 AM]
"The Good Wife" Grows by More Than Two Million Viewers Over Its Year-Ago Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[09/29/14 - 08:46 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Hold Off Premieres on FOX, ABC
FOX's comedy lineup returns up big thanks to crossover event between "Family Guy" and "The Simpsons."

[09/29/14 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's Season Premiere Sunday Is Up with "Once Upon a Time" Opening at Nearly 2 Year-Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.

[09/29/14 - 08:19 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 for the Night in Every Key Measure - Adults, Men and Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, Plus Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 28.